She said she knew immediately why he was there
she didn’t need to – but did
and to the right
the pitch of his trousers. Yes.
At home she would have told him
living and working on site
required caution, dexterity.
She invited him in
asked about him and his
feigning interest in his family
and told of hers
and the man at home
whom she missed
looked forward to being reunited with
when the season was over.
Half an hour of fabrication she said
better than several months of slow burn.